TechWeb's Enterprise 2.0 Conference Makes Big News Announcements and Touts San Francisco Program

Microsoft to Highlight Sharepoint 2010, Enterprise 2.0 Adopters Showcase Real-World Results

Oct 26, 2009

The Enterprise 2.0 Conference, produced by TechWeb, today released the list of new product or service announcements that will be made at next week's event, including announcements from Adobe, Linden Labs-Second Life, and further discussion around Microsoft Sharepoint and Google Wave. In addition, the event features a program highlighting customer case studies from Eli Lilly, Kaiser, MetLife, Nike and Wells Fargo- leading companies that will demonstrate tangible business results of Enterprise 2.0 adoption. This first-time event in San Francisco will take place at the Moscone North Convention Center, November 2-5, 2009. For more information visit:

"We are extremely pleased with the continued pace of innovation in the E2 market," said Steve Wylie, General Manager, Enterprise 2.0 Conference. "We look forward to the news that will be unveiled next week at the Enterprise 2.0 Conference. Our attendees will have the opportunity to engage first-hand with these new Web 2.0 and social business tools and learn how to use them in business to achieve demonstrable and measurable results."

The Enterprise 2.0 Conference offers an ideal platform for those leading the transition to Enterprise 2.0 to showcase their new products and services. The exhibitors that will make their announcements at the event currently includes:

Adobe will showcase new enterprise solutions that enable consistent, high-quality experiences and engagements across channels, driving customer acquisition and retention. Adobe will unveil advancements in its collaboration solutions and demonstrate its user-centric approach that places the customer at the center of business-critical processes, transforming the way customers and enterprises do business. (Booth#722)

BroadVision showcases Clearvale, a next-generation social networking environment enabling companies to quickly implement Enterprise 2.0 capabilities through secure, enterprise-class business networks for employees, customers and partners, without need for IT. Clearvale increases productivity and lowers costs through improved collaboration, communication and innovation, transforming business processes while enhancing brand experience. (Booth#625)

LeapFILE introduces its Virtual File System, which aggregates and encrypts corporate file sources into the system - providing unified user access and total IT control inside or outside the firewall. Users access, share and manage files in VFS like any other file. IT controls every file access for security compliance. (Booth#920)

Mark Kingdon, CEO of Linden LabĀ® will discuss the future of virtual work and announce the beta release of a standalone, behind-the-firewall version of Second LifeĀ® that organizations can use for collaborative meetings and conferences, training, simulations, and prototyping. The mixed-reality session will also be streamed live on the web. (Booth#916)

LiquidPlanner will announce the launch of its Mobile Dashboard for the iPhone at Enterprise 2.0. The free app takes social project management mobile - it's fully integrated with the company's pioneering online project management service and provides teams with the ability to access workspace chatter, update tasks, and track time on-the-go. (Booth#9)

nGenera will announce its new Collaboration Server - software that sits at the center of the collaborative and social business activities occurring in and around the enterprise. From Twitter to YouTube, and SharePoint to Wave, nGenera software helps companies take control of collaboration and use it to drive real business outcomes. (Booth#29)

PBworks will be adding real-time and voice collaboration to its hosted suite, making PBworks useful for synchronous and asynchronous collaboration. This update will enable remote teams to work together on written content, live meeting notes, conference calls and other interactive uses which previously required a face-to-face meeting or teleconference. (Booth#22)

Twiki, Inc. ( will announce their new Enterprise Agility platform based on Enterprise Collaboration Patterns, which advances the state of the art in Enterprise 2.0 beyond the world of Blogs, Wikis, Forums and enterprise social networking. Now you can automate collaborative work flows in the enterprise with Twiki Agile Applications. (Booth#19)

Universal Mind, leading developer of custom enterprise 2.0 applications for the Web, desktop, kiosks, and mobile devices, debuts the opening of its new San Francisco office at E2 SF. We fuse user experience design, advanced technology, and industry insight to enable deeper engagement with your customers, partners, and internal teams. (Booth#827)

Yammer, the leader in enterprise microblogging, will announce further Microsoft integration, including Outlook 2003 and SharePoint. Through a multi-threaded stream of crisp, frequent updates posted by employees, Yammer is revolutionizing the way companies communicate, collaborate, and share content. Yammer already integrates with Outlook 2007 and Windows Mobile. (Booth#922)

In addition to exhibitor announcements at the event, the Enterprise 2.0 Conference program features visionary keynotes, in-depth workshops and practitioner case studies, an Expo Pavilion featuring the latest industry technologies, a Launch Pad competition and Enterprise2Open, the "unconference" portion of the event open to anyone interested in attending.

As part of the keynote series, Microsoft will conduct a mock-customer interview providing insight and information on the recently announced Sharepoint 2010. Google will discuss the integration of Google Wave into business. Jeff Dachis, a recent addition to the keynote lineup, co-founded Razorfish and successfully grew the company's revenue to over $250 million and expanded to nine countries before ultimately being sold as part of a multi-billion deal to Microsoft. He will bring a new perspective on social enterprise and business design as he presents his strategies and use of Enterprise 2.0 technologies now as Founder and CEO of Dachis Group.

Sponsors of the Enterprise 2.0 Conference San Francisco include: Diamond Sponsors IBM, Microsoft; Gold Sponsors Adobe, Jive, nGenera, Novell, Alcatel-Lucent; Silver Sponsors Alcatel-Lucent, Atlassian, BoardVantage, LiquidPlanner, Socialtext, spigit and yammer.

About The Enterprise 2.0 Conference

The Enterprise 2.0 Conference explores the integration of Web 2.0 technologies in the enterprise, from both strategic and tactical perspectives. This conference and sponsor pavilion focuses on the tools and techniques that best leverage the technical, productive and social aspects of IT and workgroup environments to build a cohesive collaboration strategy and empower a connected workforce. For more information visit:

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